Sylvania in Screven County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hq. Right Wing (Howard) and Hq. 15th Corps (Osterhaus) were across the Ogeechee River beyond Cameron. Hq. Left Wing (Slocum) and Hq. 20th Corps (Williams) were on the Middle Ground road S of Sylvania. Hq. 14th Corps was near Jacksonboro, on the old Augusta-Savannah road N of Sylvania.
Next day, Gen. Sherman advanced to Oliver where a Confederate Force was entrenching.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 124-24A.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Sherman’s March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 32° 34.004′ N, 81° 39.119′ W. Marker is in Sylvania, Georgia, in Screven County. Marker is at the intersection of Effingham Highway (State Highway 17) and Jarrell Pond Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sylvania GA 30467, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The March to the Sea (approx. 3˝ miles away); Cooperville (approx. 3˝ miles away); Louisville Road (approx. 3˝ miles away); Old Savannah Road (approx. 4.4 miles away); Union Meeting House (approx. 4.4 miles away); New Hope Methodist Church (approx. 6 miles away); a different marker also named Union Meeting House (approx. 6.8 miles away); The Confederate Line (approx. 7˝ miles away).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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